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Your favourite ROM for Defy?

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By john10001, Member on 24th August 2014, 04:50 PM
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I just wondered what your favourite ROM is for Defy?

I am on CM7 Gingerbread at the moment but would like to update. I have the Bayer lens.

Is there anything in particular you'd recommend for running smoothly without too many bugs?

I hear that the newer versions of Android from 4.1.2 and above you don't have to keep re-entering your VPN password and details as it remembers them and reconnects you automatically?

Am I best going for a Jellybean ROM like CM10 CMX, Slimbean or Paranoid Droid? Or are the KitKat versions okay to go to now without many bugs?
 
 
25th August 2014, 11:32 PM |#2  
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Just make a backup and try the latest CM11 ROM.

I never had a serious problem with CM11, and I update regularly. For me, stable for daily usage.
27th August 2014, 12:41 AM |#3  
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i still find cm7 the best, and i'm on maniac107's 10/7/13 built.

edit: i don't use vpn.
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27th August 2014, 06:24 PM |#4  
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I must have tried at least 30 different roms since I own my defy. The fastest 4.1 one was called NEGAN.
Now, talking about 4.4, my favourite and fastest are Paranoid. Slim kat is awesome but causes too many random reboots
28th August 2014, 01:01 PM |#5  
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I find the cm7.2 the fastest. But it does tend to get slow after installing no of apps.
28th August 2014, 11:05 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by Chirag27

I find the cm7.2 the fastest. But it does tend to get slow after installing no of apps.

i suspect that could be due to memory limitation of the defy. i mean, from cm9 onward you can't even install a full gapps.
30th August 2014, 01:26 AM |#7  
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I'm still on CM7 with my Defy because I use it on daily basis. Every other ROM is good at first but then they became unbearably slow. @@
2nd September 2014, 11:33 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by rmrf

I'm still on CM7 with my Defy because I use it on daily basis. Every other ROM is good at first but then they became unbearably slow. @@

With CM11, only after a long time, for me, it starts to be slower. Wiping cache and dalvik solves that problem for me (I update regularly with the latest ROM, so my Defy+ do not get slow).
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